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7/29/15

When students begin to study calculus, equations and their graphs are mostly drawn on a “flat” plane. It’s when students proceed to advanced calculus that they find paper and pencil inadequate.

7/29/15

UB sports law expert Nellie Drew says she respects NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s affirmation of New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s four-game suspension.

7/28/15

The winning team will receive $7,500 and the runner-up will receive $2,500.

7/27/15

In the late 17th century, a fanciful British reformer thought that hunger could be abolished if Parliament enacted a law requiring all landowners to plant fruit trees.

7/27/15

The ultra-efficient modern home — UB’s entry in the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Decathlon contest — will be moved outside on July 29.

7/27/15

Singer/songwriter John Legend and cancer physician Siddhartha Mukherjee will join Academy Award-winning actor Kevin Spacey to headline the speakers in UB’s 2015-16 Distinguished Speakers Series.

7/24/15

UB’s Bright Buffalo Niagara, Western New York’s premier entrepreneur event since 2009, is accepting applications from companies that want to present at the annual fall Entrepreneur Expo on Oct. 28.

7/24/15

Business founders include faculty and an alumnus.

7/23/15

Eighteen scholars – all from New York State – will receive full tuition, fees, housing, board and books for four years of undergraduate study after they were chosen for UB Presidential Scholarships, an honor given to the top 1 percent of students in each new freshman class.

7/23/15

Sustainability may be one of those “squishy/mushy” buzz words too vague to be much use. But the principle behind it demands citizens come to grips with the grave problems it was created to solve.